Top 10 South Asian Entrepreneurs
R. Sukumar, CEO and President
Optimal Strategix Group
2010 Revenue: $6.5 million
Three-Year Growth: 1,878%
Coming from a large Indian family, R. Sukumar recalls a modest childhood. His father was an educator, which has provided a guiding light for him. He says it was this emphasis on learning that led him to become a highly-educated businessman; he now holds a MBA and Ph. D in Marketing and Business Administration. He currently heads Optimal Strategix Group, which is a marketing consulting firm.